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The Guidelines for complying with mandatory advertising requirements have been published

On 14 November 2023, the FAS of Russia approved the Guidelines for complying with the mandatory requirements “Definition of advertising” and published several drafts of other guidelines in the field of advertising.

Read more 30 November 2023
Amendments to the Federal Law No. 117-FZ from 18 July 2006 “On exporting gas” (Law “On exporting gas”)

On 02 November 2023, the President of the RF signed Federal Laws No. 514-FZ and No. 515-FZ which provide for expanding the list of exporters of liquefied natural gas (LNG)./

Read more 14 November 2023
Suspension of the most popular tax agreements between Russia and countries of the unfriendly world

On 8 August 2023, Decree of the President of the Russian Federation No. 595 “On the Russian Federation’s suspension of certain provisions of international agreements on taxation to which the Russian Federation is a party” was published.

Read more 15 August 2023
A new law on economically significant entities

On 4 August 2023, Federal Law No. 470-FZ was adopted introducing a special procedure that allows for the corporate rights of foreign holding structures in economically significant Russian organizations to be restricted, as well as for the direct ownership in such organizations to be acquired by Russian beneficiaries and for them to receive dividends directly. The law comes into force on 4 September 2023.

Read more 8 August 2023
The new rules for obtaining clearance for share transactions with foreign parties connected with "unfriendly" countries

The new minutes of the meeting of the Governmental Sub-Commission No. 171/5 was published on 12 July 2023 establishing new rules for obtaining clearance for transactions with shares (participatory interests) in Russian companies if carried out with a party to such a transaction that is deemed as “unfriendly” person.

Read more 14 July 2023
Clarifications of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation in relation to interim measures

The Supreme Court of the Russian Federation has passed the Resolution of the Plenum of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation dated 1 June 2023 N 15 "On Certain Issues of the Courts Taking Measures to Enforce the Claim, Interim Measures and Preliminary Protection Measures".

Read more 6 July 2023